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Weekly Walk: Fall colors include gold, red and frog green
Weekly Walk: Fall colors include gold, red and frog green
On a rainy afternoon last week Tuesday five of us decided to hike around Lake LaGrange from our meeting place. We had on our rain gear. There was a light sprinkle as we started which became even lighter as we walked. There was a breeze and the...
Weekly Walk: Trail choices lead to stops along the way
Weekly Walk: Trail choices lead to stops along the way
Twelve of us carpooled to the Nordic Trailhead last week Tuesday where we had a short one and seven tenths mile walk on the purple trail. This is a relatively level trail with a nice variety of scenery.We made this a very short walk...
Weekly Walk: Crisp air, fall colors combine for best hikes
Weekly Walk: Crisp air, fall colors combine for best hikes
Marv Herman writes:Eight human hikers and a dog gathered at the U.S. Highway 12 meeting place on a beautiful day Tuesday, Sept. 30, for hiking. After partaking of some Black Walnuts painstakingly gathered and cleaned...
Weekly Walk: Fall colors, wildflowers and bumblebees
Weekly Walk: Fall colors, wildflowers and bumblebees
On the way to the walk my car had a flat tire so I called Norwin and asked him to take over the hike on Tuesday, September 23. Norwin reported that six of them walked around beautiful Lake LaGrange.There is a corn field along the trail...
Weekly Walk: Monarchs, wildflowers and geocaching in great weather
Weekly Walk: Monarchs, wildflowers and geocaching in great weather
Ten of us hiked around Lake LaGrange last week Tuesday. Nice walk, nice views, and nice weather.Marvin Herman writes:On a beautiful and sunny late summer day last week Wednesday, with temperatures in the...
Weekly Walk: Weather cooperates for hikers
Weekly Walk: Weather cooperates for hikers
Eleven of us carpooled to the Nordic trailhead to hike the green and red trails last week Tuesday.  The longer 3.7-mile hike led by Norwin Watson and seven others separated from the rest of us at the green and red trail intersection. It was a nice...
Weekly Walk: Abundant wildflowers, a hole on the path, and a big, black snake
Weekly Walk: Abundant wildflowers, a hole on the path, and a big, black snake
Last week Tuesday, eight of us and a small canine companion on a short leash hiked from our meeting place southwest on the Ice Age Trail toward Esterly Road and returned on the same path for a four-mile walk. The path was in good shape although there...
Weekly Walk: Blooming wildflowers attracting plenty of butterflies
Weekly Walk: Blooming wildflowers attracting plenty of butterflies
After a few days of hot and muggy weather and some heavy rain, a cold front went through last week Tuesday afternoon. This brought out the sun and lowered the temperature and humidity and made for a very enjoyable short hike.We decided to...
Weekly Walk: Wildlflowers, wild raspberries and a couple of green herons
Weekly Walk: Wildlflowers, wild raspberries and a couple of green herons
Marvin Herman writes:Fourteen hikers, a huge number for a Tuesday hike, met at the U.S. Highway 12 meeting place last week Tuesday, on a day which followed substantial rain in the area the night before. Five of the...
Weekly walk: Bounty of wildflowers, swallowtails and scenery along the trail
Weekly walk: Bounty of wildflowers, swallowtails and scenery along the trail
Eight adventurers hiked a combination of horse trail and Ice Age Trail in a counterclockwise route around Lake LaGrange last week Tuesday. Part way on the horse trails we split up with Norwin and others taking one path while I took the remainder on...